2nd GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Workshop
GEOSS: Supporting Science for the Millennium Development Goals and Beyond
Bonn, Germany, August 28—31, 2012
The meetings took place at the University of Bonn in the 'Geozentrum' in Bonn, Germany.
University of Bonn
Meckenheimer Allee 176
It was recommended to travel to the Geozentrum by public transport.
Directions from Cologne/Bonn Airport:
- By public transport (approximately 50 minutes): Take the airport bus SB 60 to Bonn central station. You will arrive at the bus station. Go to terminal A1 and take any of the busses numbered 601, 602 or 603 (please see directions below).The required ticket is price level 3 (EUR 4.60) plus the additional fee for the express bus. Alternatively, the taxi price from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Bonn lies at approximately EUR 45.
Directions from Frankfurt Int. Airport (FRA):
- By public transport (approximately 80 minutes): We recommend to take the fast ICE train from ‘Frankfurt Airport Fernbahnhof’ (long distance trains) to ‘Siegburg/Bonn’. The ticket price is around EUR 60. From there, take tram line 66 (to Bad Honnef) and get off at Bonn central station. You will arrive at the underground tram station. Go to the bus station’s terminal A1 and take any of the busses numbered 601, 602 or 603 (please see directions below). The required ticket is price level 3 (EUR 4.60). Alternatively, the taxi price from ‘Siegburg/Bonn’ to Bonn lies at approximately EUR 35.
Directions from Bonn central station (see map below):
- By public transport (approximately 7 minutes): Leave the station via the main exit and go to the bus station across the street. Go to terminal A1 and take any of the busses numbered 601 (to Nervenklinik), 602 (to Waldau) or 603 (to Röttgen Schleife). Get off at the bus stop ‘Am Botanischen Garten’, turn right and the Geozentrum will be the next building on your left hand side. The required ticket is price level K (short trip, EUR 1.80).
- By foot (approximately 15 minutes): Leave the station via the rear exit (Quantiusstraße) and turn left until the second corner. There you turn right, onto the Poppelsdorfer Allee. Continue until you reach the Poppelsdorfer Schloß and follow the path to your right onto the Meckenheimer Allee, where you turn left. You will find the Geozentrum on the right hand side right after the crossing Katzenburgweg.
Directions from Bonn central station to venue ‘Geozentrum’:
Location of the venue ‘Geozentrum’: